IntelBX80662I36320
AMD100-100000031BOX

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.9GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q4 2015.

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 96,006 user samples
1,038 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 68% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 68%
SPEED RANK: 216th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
94,968 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.8 % 88 % Much faster effective speed.
+42%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 130 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts 257 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+32%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
297 Pts 490 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+65%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts 808 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+168%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 136 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 271 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+20%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts 537 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+63%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
329 Pts 873 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+165%
Market Share
Based on 22,396,970 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 2.88 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
70.3 % 97.7 % Much better value.
+39%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 159 % Hugely more popular.
+179%
Price
Price (score)
$174 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
$190
Age
Newest
50 Months 4 Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
47 Watts More energy efficient.
+28%
65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 6 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+8%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
331 Pts 1123 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+239%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
305 Pts 1046 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+243%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 None
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